Child Health & Safety News 7/23: Belts on School Buses?

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: An undercover reporter was trained as a Facebook moderator not to delete certain racist memes and images of child abuse

Welcome to Pediatric Safety’s weekly “Child Health & Safety News Roundup”- a recap of the past week’s child health and safety news headlines from around the world. Each day we use social media to communicate relevant and timely health and safety information to the parents, medical professionals and caregivers who follow us. Occasionally we overlook something, but overall we think we’re doing a pretty good job of keeping you informed. Still, quite a bit happens every day – so to make sure you don’t miss anything, we offer you a recap of this week’s top 20 events & stories.

  • Parents Behaving Badly: A Youth Sports Crisis Caught on Video and shamed on Facebook 2018-7-22
  • Empowering Kids with Play In An Anxious World 2018-7-22
  • Tips to Stay Sane on a Vacation With Your Toddler 2018-7-22
  • These Math Learning Apps for Kids Are Anything but Dull 2018-7-21
  • Chilling impact of poverty on NZ child health 2018-7-21
  • The Negative Effects of Social Media and Screen Time for Kids (Free Course) 2018-7-20

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
Belts or no belts on school buses?

  • Pediatric sports injuries Every year, 1.5 million children go down with a serious sports injury 2018-7-20
  • How to Help Adopted Children Face Their Unique Challenges 2018-7-20
  • Working Moms – 5 Tips for Balancing the Pressures of Work & Family 2018-7-19
  • Leading Tennessee Hospital Lends a Helping Paw to Patients and Their Families 2018-7-19
  • Greater Manchester schools warning over Tellonym – ‘most honest app on internet’ – is fueling cyberbullying 2018-7-19
  • 5 Strategies to Conquer Your Kid’s Doctor Phobia Thurs Time Capsule – 07/12 2018-7-19
  • Study: HPV Vaccine, Safe and Effective Against Cervical Pre-Cancer 2018-7-18
  • How Does Sensory Play Help With a Child’s Development? 2018-7-17
  • Cyber bullies target girl, 10, in ‘ugly or not’ Instagram poll This little girl put up an instagram acct and within hours became an “insta-target”….she is now on suicide watch. 2018-7-17
  • Keep Kids Safe Around Water at Summer Parties 2018-7-17
  • School Bullying Must Be Taken Seriously | Roots of Action 2018-7-16
  • Raising green babies: Teaching our children to love and respect the environment 2018-7-16
  • With the supreme court confirmations focusing on abortion, some highly critical child health statistics are going unnoticed 2018-7-16
  • 8 Ways to Boost Our Kids’ Social-Emotional Skills 2018-7-16


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